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Elizabeth Barhydt, Ph.D



Sparks, NV United States
T: 775-358-1432




Loving Life


Relieve Stress & Pain without Naturally without Drugs. Techniques for headaches, migraines, back pain, neck and computer stress, CTS, knee and feet pain. etc Developed by Elizabeth Barhydt, Ph.D, M.T. and Hamilton "Hap" Barhydt, Ph.D, these new techniques are a result of more than two decades of research and experimentation. The Barhydts founded Loving Life, a non-profit organization, in order to share their findings with the millions that suffer daily from pain. The organization's goal is to teach people how to relieve stress and pain while increasing their energy level and quality of life.

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The Barhydts are known throughout the world for their seminars and their books have been translated in several different languages. The story of Elizabeth and Hap Barhydt begins in 1978 at Cornucopia in Kentucky, Ken Keye's Center for Consciousness Growth (now in Coos Bay, Oregon). After extended stays as staff apprentices, they chose to share their future path together following Ken Keyes' concepts for personal growth through love and sharing. Settling in Los Angeles, they opened the Loving Life center to continue this work. Becoming interested in alternative healing modalities, they first studied the basic fundamentals of energy healing at the Healing Light Center, founded by Rosalyn Bruyere. Next they moved on to an extended study of applied kinesiology applications, starting with Touch for Health, developed by Dr. John Thie. They continued with Dr. Sheldon Deal's Basic Applied Kinesiology, Dr. Paul Dennison's Edu-Kinesthetics, Dr. John Diamond's Behavioral Kinesiology, Jon Barton's Biokinesiology, Richard Utt's Applied Physiology, Dr. Bruce and Joan Dewe's Professional Health Provider, and many others. Elizabeth received a Massage Therapist certificate from the Santa Monica School of Massage, a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Health and Human Services with a major in psychology from Columbia Pacific University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in transpersonal psychology from Westbrook University. Hap received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Yale University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in engineering physics from Cornell University. Elizabeth and Hap are both certified instructors for Touch for Health . They are also Professional members of the International Association of Specialized Kinesiologists (IASK). After Hap retired from Hughes Aircraft Company with 29 years experience in advanced development of guided missile and infrared systems, Hap and Elizabeth spent the next 7 years living full time in their 25-foot motorhome, developing and demonstrating their unique Self-Help Basic Balancing techniques throughout the USA. In 1990 Elizabeth and Hap established a home base in the Sierra Nevada foothills, 20 miles from the gates of Yosemite National Park. They published their 3 books and conducted lectures, demonstrations, and classes by request throughout the world. They have presented their work in the USA, Canada, and Australia, and in England, Scotland, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Russia. Their books have been translated in four languages.. In 1997 Elizabeth and Hap moved their home to the Reno-Sparks are of northern Nevada to participate in the expanding alternative health community there.

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Our motto is helping people help themselves. Never again be stuck for an answer to that most common of questions, "What can I do for myself?"





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